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  1. Satyric Play

    Satyric Play: The Evolution of Greek Comedy and Satyr Drama [Hardback]

    Carl Shaw (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780199950942
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Since it was written by tragedians and employed a number of formal tragic elements, satyr drama is typically categorized as a sub-genre of Greek tragedy. This categorization, however, gives an incomplete picture of the complicated... .... Learn More
  2. Performing Greek Comedy

    Performing Greek Comedy [Paperback]

    Alan Hughes (Author)

    £20.99

    ISBN: 9781107437364
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Alan Hughes presents a new complete account of production methods in Greek comedy. The book summarises contemporary research and disputes, on such topics as acting techniques, theatre buildings, masks and costumes, music and the chorus. Comedy... .... Learn More
  3. The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women and Archaic Greece

    The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women and Archaic Greece [Hardback]

    Kirk Ormand (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9781107035195
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book examines the extant fragments of the archaic Greek poem known in antiquity as Hesiod's Catalogue of Women. Kirk Ormand shows that the poem should be read intertextually with other hexameter poetry from the eighth to sixt... .... Learn More
  4. Pregnant Male as Myth and Metaphor in Classical Greek Literature

    Pregnant Male as Myth and Metaphor in Classical Greek Literature [Paperback]

    David D. Leitao (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781107423497
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book traces the image of the pregnant male in Greek literature as it evolved over the course of the classical period. The image - as deployed in myth and in metaphor - originated as a representation of paternity and, by exten... .... Learn More
  5. Lycurgan Athens and the Making of Classical Tragedy

    Lycurgan Athens and the Making of Classical Tragedy [Hardback]

    Johanna Hanink (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781107062023
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Through a series of interdisciplinary studies this book argues that the Athenians themselves invented the notion of 'classical' tragedy just a few generations after the city's defeat in the Peloponnesian War. In the third quarter ... .... Learn More
  6. The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy

    The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy [Hardback]

    Martin Revermann (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780521760287
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Greek comedy flourished in the fifth and fourth centuries BC, both in and beyond Athens. Aristophanes and Menander are the best-known writers whose work is in part extant, but many other dramatists are known from surviving fragmen... .... Learn More
  7. The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy

    The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy [Paperback]

    Martin Revermann (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780521747400
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Greek comedy flourished in the fifth and fourth centuries BC, both in and beyond Athens. Aristophanes and Menander are the best-known writers whose work is in part extant, but many other dramatists are known from surviving fragmen... .... Learn More
  8. Nonsense and Meaning in Ancient Greek Comedy

    Nonsense and Meaning in Ancient Greek Comedy [Hardback]

    Stephen E. Kidd (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9781107050150
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book examines the concept of 'nonsense' in ancient Greek thought and uses it to explore the comedies of the fifth and fourth centuries BCE. If 'nonsense' (phluaria, leros) is a type of language felt to be unworthy of interpre... .... Learn More
  9. Philostratus

    Philostratus: Heroicus Gymnasticus Discourses 1 and 2 [Hardback]

    Jeffrey Rusten (Editor); Jason Konig (Editor)

    £16.95

    ISBN: 9780674996748
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: LOEB
    Volume: 521
    In the writings of Philostratus (ca. 170-ca. 250 CE), the renaissance of Greek literature in the second century CE reached its height. His "Life of Apollonius of Tyana," "Lives of the Sophists," and "Imag... .... Learn More
  10. Dictionary of Classical Mythology

    Dictionary of Classical Mythology [Paperback]

    Jennifer R. March (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9781782976356
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Jenny March’s acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first published in 1998 but long out of print, has been extensively revised and expanded including a completely new set of beautiful line-drawing illustrations for t... .... Learn More

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